LOS ANGELES: American TV community AMC has greenlit an anthology sequence set on this planet of its common present “The Walking Dead”.
Titled “Tales of the Walking Dead”, the brand new present can have six one-hour episodes, that includes each new and current characters, AMC stated in an announcement.
Channing Powell, who has labored as a author and producer on each “The Walking Dead” and its spin-off “Fear the Walking Dead”, will function the showrunner.
He will work alongside Scott M Gimple, the chief content material officer of “The Walking Dead” universe, the community stated.
“I started as a fan of ‘The Walking Dead’ and have ended up as showrunner of what will hopefully be one of its most unique spin-offs. That’s nuts and I’m so grateful to AMC and Scott for supporting me and my writers while we pushed, pulled and poked at the boundaries of this universe to bring you something new and unexpected, while hopefully still tending to what core audiences loved so much about the flagship show,” Powell stated.
Gimple stated the brand new sequence will run on “new voices, perspectives, and ideas” and showcase tales that have not been informed earlier.
“I’m thrilled to be Channing’s consigliere, helping in every way I can to make those new visions real for the best fans in TV,” he added.
“Tales of the Walking Dead” will begin manufacturing early subsequent yr. It will later premiere on AMC and its streaming service AMC Plus.
Dan McDermott, president of authentic programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios, stated the world of “The Walking Dead” has the potential for a variety of wealthy and compelling storytelling.
He believes that the episodic anthology format of “Tales of the Walking Dead” will probably be an entry level for the brand new viewers into the franchise.
“We have seen the appeal of this format in television classics like ‘The Twilight Zone’ and, more recently, ‘Black Mirror,’ and are excited to engage with fans in this new way, against the backdrop of this very unique and engrossing world,” he added.